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Enbridge gets anchor in straits

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ST. IGNACE (AP) — Enbridge said Monday it had retrieved an anchor that broke away from a maintenance vessel while on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac. The mishap occurred last Wednesday as a contractor for the pipeline company was doing seasonal work on the underwater section of Line ...

Evers calls special session

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday called the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session to increase funding for public schools and higher education on the same day the Assembly planned to vote on a veto override of a bill ending a $300 weekly unemployment ...

A look at logging camp life

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Crivitz Museum Curator John Deschane, right, provides details about a 10-by-20-foot, hand-carved miniature model of a working lumber camp to, from left, Sharon Feldkamp of Oneida, Wis.; her 10-year-old grandson, Cade Feldkamp of West Bend, Wis.; Jim Hatton of Crivitz, Wis.; and 9-year-old Mara ...

UP unemployment rates down in June

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula jobless rate dipped to 5.4% in June, down from 5.8% in May and 10.3% a year ago, according to data from the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget. Unemployment rates were down slightly in Dickinson and Iron counties as well, even as the ...

Man dies after falling into Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks

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MUNISING — The man who died Saturday after falling into Lake Superior near the Miners Castle area has been identified as Dominic Rotondi, a 21-year-old from downstate Lincoln Park, according to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore officials. “The main cause of death appears to be blunt trauma ...

Crivitz Museum tells of lumber, farming, tourism

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CRIVITZ, Wis. — It’s a history of logging, farming and tourism. A walk through the Crivitz Museum buildings and grounds provides an easy look at all three, from as early as the mid-1800s to as recent as the fire that destroyed Crivitz Lumber in January 2019. The museum’s main building ...